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Feb 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
-niner headquarters. >> new budget scandal may brewing in sacramento tonight. come up. the new cal fire tax and why some lawmakers demand ago refund. >> plus our capitol correspondent reports on the indelicate language used by the governor in describing a campaign to steal california jobs. >> and lack at the process used by the meat industry to tenderize beef. not without tthere's this island -- and it's got super-cute kangaroos. barrow island has got rare kangaroos. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them.'s my job to look after it. ♪ >> now abc 7 news. >> texas has come to the golden state trying to steal away our jobs. they are taking to the air wave with message to the governor and as annette explains, california's governor had a few choice words today when asked about this job coaching campaign. >> be a business is tough. but i hear building a business in california i
Jan 31, 2013 9:00pm PST
generations. >>reporter: napa valley unified school district promised to keep taxes low when it built this new high school in american canyon. >> our promise to the voters of napa was to keep the tax bill at or below 39 or 36 and we were able to accomplish that. >>reporter: but there wasn't enough monto finish the project so the district resorted to capitol appreciation bonds or cabs. traditional school bond require borrowers to start making payments within 6 months. taxpayers usually pay 2 to three times the original amount borrowed. tab allow the payments to be stretched out over a longer period. sometimes decade. but there is a price. at least one district cost 23 times more than first borrowed. california watch investigation found the state had some of the loosest rules governing cap appreciation bond anywhere in the nation. found 3-21 school district used cab to finance project. combined those districts have borrowed more than 5 and a half billion dollars. costing taxpayers nearly 22 billion. >> in southern california the unified school district here used 53 million dol
Feb 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
crisis and increased support for police services. in order to do that the mayor says tax increase is necessary. not everyone is willing to pay. >> we are already paying too much. >> we have to good to the balance lieutenant to get voter permission that would be in 2 2014. maybe june. maybe november. all depends on voter support but we have done some polling and the voters think we are moving in the right direction. >> that poll found 70% of voters support a quarter percent sales tax increase with you only 57 percent approve of an half percent hike. >> state lawmakers trying once again to give california a piece of the huge sports betting pie. bill has been introduced to legalize sports beting in the goalen state. one argument that the millions of dollars bet in las vegas for sporting event like the superbowl come from pockets of californians driving across the border. >> all right a huge sports book business iornia the only change had a this would make is that the california taxpayers would get some benefit from the business that is already taking place. >>reporter: one big
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